Obituaries

Thu
30
Oct

Joel Lee Duncan

Joel “Joe” Lee Duncan was born Oct. 6, 1957, to Henry and Wilma Duncan in Bristow. He departed this life Oct. 26, 2014, at the age of 57 years and 20 days. Joe had been a Bristow area resident all of his life graduating from Bristow High School in 1975. He enjoyed watching westerns, especially Gunsmoke. He also enjoyed going to the casino and Oklahoma Sooner football. He will be remembered for his ability to make people laugh. He will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by one brother, Jeff Duncan of Bristow; one sister, Jeanne Parks of Sapulpa; niece BrookeBigpond; three nephews, Kyle  Duncan, RD Dale, and Dillon Parks; numerous aunts and uncles, great nieces and nephews, as well as cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, RD and Nonn Earl Dykes and Arch Forrest and Goldie Duncan. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the Advent Christian Church with Rev. Al Hutchings officiating.

Tue
28
Oct

Hubert William Edwards

Hubert William Edwards was born Sept. 22, 1918, to Fred and Maude Edwards in  Antlers. He departed this life Oct. 22, 2014, at the age of 96 years, and one month. He has been a Bristow area resident since he was in the first grade. On Aug. 20, 1941, Hubert Edwards and Esther Osburn were united in marriage. To this union were born four children, Bobby, Emely, Freddie, and Jesse. He had worked as a Millwright for Olsen Engineering as well as a few other companies. He had many joys in life including tractors, horses, gardening tomatoes, fishing, and especially spending time with his family. He and Esther have been described as the glue that kept the family so close.

Tue
28
Oct

Melba Rose Bennett

Melba Rose Bennett was born June 21, 1922, to Herbert Albert and Carrie Weihs in Hollis, Queens, N.Y. She departed this life Oct. 25, 2014, at the age of 92 years, four months, and four days. She had spent most of her younger years in New York. On Sept. 28, 1946, Melba Weihs and Wells Lincoln Bennett were united in marriage. They spent many years traveling wherever the military needed them until finally grounding in California. She had worked for Mutual Citrus Products in California over 30 years. After retirement the two moved to Bristow to be closer to family. They spent 43 years together before his passing April 18, 1990. She was a volunteer for the Bristow Hospital Auxiliary and the Busy Bees. Her hobbies were crafts, quilting, gardening, reading biographies and traveling with her brother, Sid. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Tue
21
Oct

Bobby Lou Case

Bobby Lou Case was born on Aug. 31, 1940, in Paden, and departed this life on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Bristow at the age of 74. Bobby, the son of Corvet and Jane (Wilson) Case, was a resident of Bristow. Bobby married Jackie Boyett on Feb. 7, 1959, in Miami. Bobby and Jackie had made their home in Bristow for several years. Bobby graduated from Paden High School with the Class of 1958. He then went on to graduate from Oklahoma State Tech in Okmulgee. He was a retired draftsman for Davy McKee, Dresser Engineering. Bobby enjoyed playing golf, spending time with his family and watching sports. Bobby's parents, one brother, Tommy, and a niece, Lori Case, preceded him in death.

Wed
15
Oct

Beverly Lynn Rill

Beverly Lynn Rill was born in Stroud on April 13, 1944, and departed this life in Stroud on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at the age of 70 years. Beverly was the daughter of Dewey and Blanch (Mitchell) Ingram. She was a Stroud resident all of her life.
Wed
15
Oct

Elizabeth Carol (Ferguson) Dickson

Funeral Services for Elizabeth Carol (Ferguson) Dickson, 76, of Skiatook, were held Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at the Community of Christ Church in Sperry. Family friend, Rev. Bruce Davis, from Altus, assisted by Elder Phyllis Gaddy, officiated the celebration of Elizabeth's life. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home in Sperry.
Liz was born Nov. 27, 1937, in Tulsa to Ralph and Geraldine (Whisenhunt) Ferguson. She passed away Oct. 5, 2014 in Tulsa. Earlier in Liz's life, she was in a traveling singing group called the Harmonettes from Bristow, where they sang for 
many special events, including the Arthur Godfrey Show. Liz was raised in Turley. She graduated from Bristow High
Wed
15
Oct

Marguriette Lowell Smith

Marguriette Lowell Smith was born July 19, 1950, to Luther Dean and Helen M. Haynes in San Jose, Calif. She departed this life Oct. 11, 2014, at the age of 64 years, two months, and 22 days. She had spent the last 14 years residing in the Burnt Cabin area near Park Hill, Okla. before moving to Bristow in August of this year. She enjoyed reading, playing
cards with her best friends, Myrna and Mary Jane every Tuesday. They will miss her deviled eggs and fried chicken.
Tue
07
Oct

Jeremy “Jerry” Lynn Scott

Jeremy “Jerry” Lynn Scott was born Sept. 12, 1990, to Jamie and Myra (Worcester) Scott in Tulsa. He departed this life Oct. 1, 2014, at the age of 24 years and 19 days. Jeremy was a 2009 graduate of Kellyville High School. He was employed by Prescor Inc. in Sapulpa. He enjoyed weight-lifting, cooking out with friends and spending time with his boys and family, especially with his twin brother, Justin. Jeremy was always known as a jokester and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife, Heather Scott of Bristow; two sons, Mason and Elijah Scott; parents, Jamie and Myra Scott of Bristow; twin brother Justin Lee Scott of Bristow; paternal grandmother, Nannie Scott of Bristow; three aunts, Regina Brown of Tulsa, Juanita Wacohe of Bristow, and Amy Cooper of Oklahoma City; three uncles, Timothy Scott of Bristow, Eddie Coonhead of Bristow and Leroy Coonhead.

Tue
07
Oct

James Anthony Gonzales

James Anthony Gonzales was born Feb. 14, 1970, to Jimmy and Mary Ann Gonzales in Richmond, Calif. He departed this life Oct. 4, 2014, in Bristow at the age of 44 years, seven months, and 20 days. He graduated from Gridley High School and later attended Butte College in Chico, California. He had lived at Biggs, Calif. for several years before moving his family to Depew in July of 2005. On April 23, 1988, James Anthony Gonzales and Lynne Marie Widener were united in Marriage. He had worked for Bidwell Consulting Service as an Actuarial Consultant. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and most of all spending time with his family. He was a member of the Gypsy Holiness Church. He is survived by his wife, Lynne Gonzales of the Depew home; mother, Mary Ann Unruh and husband Ben of Scio, Ore.; six children, Gabe Herrera and wife Jen of Sapulpa, Kara Cherry and husband Kevin of Tulsa, Rachel, Ryan, Emily and Jeffrey Gonzales all of the Depew home; one brother, Jacob Gonzales of Winton, Calif.

Thu
02
Oct

Tia Sharie Jennie May Simmons

Tia Sharie Jennie May Simmons was born Sept. 20, 1988, to Robert Simmons and Melissa Brandon in Cushing. She departed this life Sept. 28, 2014, at the age of 26 years, and eight days. She had attended Bristow Public Schools. She spent most of her youth in Bristow before moving to Tahlequah where she was currently living. She was a very crafty person who could do anything she put her mind to. She was known by her grandmother as “tool belt Tilly”. She also loved music, fishing and most of all spending time with her family. She is survived by her mother, Melissa Brandon of Bristow; four children, Jaiyana Simmons, Aariyana Alexander, Cayden Simmons, and Kayiana Wesley; one brother, Brent Simmons of Bristow; maternal grandmother, Sally Foster of Bristow; paternal grandmother, Ruth Simmons of Cushing; maternal grandfather, Jerry and Alice Brandon of Emporia, Kan. She was preceded in death by brother, Bobby Simmons, grandfather, Steve Foster and grandfather, Jack Simmons.

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